Regatas Corrientes

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Regatas Corrientes
Regatas Corrientes logo
Nickname Remero
Leagues Liga Nacional de Básquet
Founded 27 September 1923; 93 years ago (1923-09-27)
Arena José Conte
Arena Capacity 5,000
Location Corrientes, Argentina
Team colors          
President Emilio Lanari
Head coach Fabio Demti
Championships 2 Liga Sudamericana
1 FIBA Americas League
1 LNB
1 Copa Argentina
Website www.crc.org.ar
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Club de Regatas Corrientes, usually just Regatas Corrientes, is a sports club of Corrientes, Argentina, located on the river side of the Paraná river. Although Regatas was born as a rowing institution, the club is mostly recognized due to its basketball team, which plays in the Liga Nacional de Básquet (Argentine first division). Its home stadium is the Estadio José Jorge Conte, that holds 5,000 people.

In 2008, Regatas won the Liga Sudamericana defeating Flamengo 3–2 (in matches won) in the final.

Apart from basketball, the club hosts a large variety of sports such as rowing, association football, cestoball, chess, gymnastics, judo, karate, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball and weight lifting.

History[edit]

The club was founded on September 27, 1923, by a group of enthusiastic rowers and swimmers. The first president was Dr. José Chapo. At the beginning, the Regatas had few members and a large beach over the Río Paraná coast. The institution was expanding itself developing activities such as rowing, swimming and sailing ship.

Some of the most relevants sailors of that time were Antonio Leconte, the Miholvisevich Brothers, Fages and Ismael Condado, all of them representing Regatas in diverse competitions. Other clubs that also participated were Club de Regatas de Resistencia (Chaco), Club Náutico de Formosa (Formosa), Náutico de Monte Caseros (Corrientes), Náutico de Eldorado (Misiones), Rowing Club de Posadas and the Paraguayan clubs Deportivo de Puerto Sajonia and Mbigua.

During the 70's, Regatas incorporated a lot of new members, who came attracted by its beach where they could spend long periods of time during Summertime. The club received also funds from the Government used to build a roofed stadium, Estadio José Jorge Conte, which was able for the practice of basketball and volleyball and had a capacity of 5,000 seats.[1]

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Regatas Corrientes roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Age
PG 5 United States Sims, Donald 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 30 – (1987-04-25)25 April 1987
G 6 Paraguay Martínez, Javier 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 39 – (1978-05-31)31 May 1978
PG 9 Argentina Scala, Santiago 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 25 – (1992-02-06)6 February 1992
F 10 Argentina Arengo, Juan 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 21 – (1996-01-01)1 January 1996
G 13 Argentina Quinteros, Paolo 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 38 – (1979-01-15)15 January 1979
G 14 Argentina De los Santos, Nicolas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 29 – (1988-04-15)15 April 1988
PG 18 Argentina Montes, Alejo 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 25 – (1991-09-05)5 September 1991
F 21 Uruguay Aguiar, Mauricio 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 34 – (1983-02-03)3 February 1983
SF 24 Argentina Espinoza, Pablo 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 30 – (1987-03-21)21 March 1987
C 33 United States Kanté, Djibril 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 36 – (1980-12-04)4 December 1980
PG Argentina Revidatti, Agustin 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 26 – (1991-01-18)18 January 1991
Argentina Romero, Ariel
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Argentina Eduardo Pfleger

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: 2016-10-29

Notable former players[edit]

Honours[edit]

2007
2008, 2012
2010–11
2012–13

References[edit]

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